US Forest Service Research Participation Program

Application Information

Applications are accepted until positions are filled.

A complete application includes the following:

Attach the three documents to an e-mail addressed to

References may be contacted and official transcripts may be required as part of the review and selection process. You will be notified if additional information and/or documentation is needed. Not all candidates will be interviewed.

Important Information

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
  • While participants will not enter into an employment relationship with USDA, USFS or any other agency, some positions may require a pre-employment check and a full background investigation. Any offer made is considered tentative, pending favorable outcome of the pre-employment check.
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